What We Are
Universal Mining & Chemical Industries Ltd (UMCIL), is a wholly Zambian-owned private limited company, with it’s factory located at Kafue town. The company is dedicated to the promotion, development and use of Zambian domestic raw materials whenever and wherever possible into the manufacturing of its goods. Its current and immediate project portfolio is the manufacture of Iron and Steel Products from Zambian Iron Ores, Manganese Ores and Coal in an Integrated, Sustainable and Environmental way.
We are deeply committed to delivering steel products of the highest quality.
Our foundation is built on ethics and persistent commitment to compliance.
Innovation & Improvement
We constantly strive to enhance our quality standards.
We listen We reciprocate We honor individuals and their ideas.
Enhance Customer Value
We aim to elevate customer value by delivering quality products and providing the best value for their money
As a partner in Zambia socio-economic development, UMCIL is committed to revitalising the Kafue town socio-economic activities. We aim to achieve this through assistance in the establishment of a business park that promotes “Indigenous Empowerment”, skills training and the creation of small scale enterprises to support the steel mill and the community. By working with various stakeholders to we aim to improve the quality of life of not only Kafue residents, but of all Zambians. During the COVID-19 pandemic, UMCIL donated compressed oxygen to local and regional hospitals. This was to help with the shortages caused by the pandemic
UMCIL’s environmental motto of “A Better Today for A Better Tomorrow” clearly spells out the vision, goals and ways in which the company intends to address environmental issues pertaining to its operations. Our “Zero Waste Discharge” aims to mitigate any pollution emitted from the steel which will not only to comply with the Environmental Council of Zambia (ECZ) regulations and standards, but will also to promote, protect and conserve a clean environment for the future generation.We vow to uphold not only the Kafue environment but also its surrounding areas.